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Be Quick or you'll be Late

Advantages: Surprisingly good modern take on western, Sharon Stone ;)
Disadvantages: The 'western' may put some off, limited plot, no 'Basic Instinct'

...Westerns may not appeal to everyone, but this is the modern version, far more in common with films like Young Guns II: Blaze of Glory and Desperado than those old films shown on weekday afternoons. That said this is Sam Raimi’s 1995 tribute to Sergio Leon ...

a-true-ben 14.04.2004 · Read full review
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Another Lone Gunslinger Tale - with a Twist

Advantages: Good performances from Stone, Hackman, Crowe; nice twist on gunslinger myth, interesting despite clichés.
Disadvantages: A few weak links; tighter plot needed perhaps?

...I thought that 'The Quick and the Dead' was just another corny western chock-full of clichés. Seeing that Russell Crowe was in the cast piqued my curiosity, and I decided I'd see it anyway. Well, the film, indeed, had more than a fistful of western ...

zerbine28 24.04.2006 · Read full review
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Bang Bang- The Quick and The Dead

Advantages: cheesy, exciting and tense
Disadvantages: sappy, happy ending?

This was probably the most frustrating film I have ever seen...or rather, led to the most frustration that I have ever experienced. Not only did I take aim at my sleeping Nan with my sister's unplugged hairdryer in gun fight mode without a response, but i ...

JimmyMacken 04.07.2005 · Read full review
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The Quick And The Dead

Advantages: great action, sexy russel crowe and gorgoues sharon stone
Disadvantages: none i can think of!

...I only stumbled across this film whilst going through a phase of watching every leonardo dicaprio film made, when i was younger! However i found this film totally engrossing a great watch. This is a modern ewstern with a twist, the lead protagenist is ...

marie_flame 11.04.2004 · Read full review
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A Classic Western Story

Advantages: Great storyline, solid acting and superb directing
Disadvantages: if you're not into westerns, this may not be for you

It's the wild west, and there's nothing that sums up the wild west better than a quick draw competition. Herod (Gene Hackman) is in control of a small town called Redemption in the old west. Herod, a criminal himself has declared that in every dollar tha ...

billifurry 08.08.2004 · Read full review
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